California State University, Sacramento, also known as CSUS and Sac State, is a public university located in Sacramento, the capital of California.
Founded in 1947 as Sacramento State College, it is the eleventh oldest school in the 23-campus California State University system. The university enrolls approximately 30,500 students annually.
The university offers 151 different Bachelor's degrees, 69 Master's degrees, 28 types of teaching credentials, and 2 Doctoral degrees, under its seven colleges. The university also has extensions in Singapore, offering a unique IMBA (International Master's in Business Administration).
The campus is consistently one of the top three education destinations in California.
The campus is located on 300 acres, covered with over 3,500 trees.
The university is located on the site of two National Register of Historic Places, the Julia Morgan House, as well as the terminus of the Pony Express. The Arbor Day Foundation officially declared the university "Tree Campus USA" in 2012.
Sacramento is the fastest-growing major city in California, owing to its status as notable financial center on the West Coast and as a major educational hub